And tomorrow, in support of Pat, you can literally watch Brandon write a story—and help him do it! Make the jump to learn more!Read More
Brandon talks about how Steelheart came to be, reads from 2014’s Words of Radiance and Shadows of Self, and between the readings he answers questions from his audience! Make the jump to watch video!Read More
That said, I love more what he is doing with Storyboard, a monthly video craft of writing chat that includes some of the best writers working. This month, the topic is Writing Fantastic Sex. The chatters? Patrick, Jacqueline Carey, Peter V. Brett, and Robert V. S. Redick! Make a jump and enjoy the topic!Read More
Gifts For the Geek continues it holiday run and today is a gift for the geek writer in your life!Read More
Bestselling author and bearded wunderkind Patrick Rothfuss has begun a video series on Google+ devoted to the craft of writing, the fantasy genre, and anything else that crosses his mind. Along with a few other writers, he hopes to bring knowledge, wisdom, and strawberry-smelling goodness to millions.
A few nights ago, he even convinced Terry Brooks to join in the talk! More after the jump!Read More
To celebrate this first book of a brand new trilogy, Terry has been accepting interviews for the last few weeks. Those interviews are starting to be posted!
Make the jump to read two excerpts with links to the complete interviews!Read More
To celebrate this book that has helped define the genre since 1977, Del Rey Books will be publishing The Annotated Sword of Shannara, a book I worked on as Terry’s long-time webmaster.
This post is about page proofing! Make the jump to learn more!Read More
I’m not the only one who beta reads for fantasy writers. Most authors have a select, small group of early readers that offer ways to improve the book—whether fixing slow pacing or continuity mistakes.
I asked my writer friends a question: Do you use beta readers? If so, how did they get such a role and what have you instructed them to look for?
Make the jump to read their answers!Read More